Delila Program: whatch

whatch program

Documentation for the whatch program is below, with links to related programs in the "see also" section.

{version = 1.13; (* of whatch 1997 February 26}

(* begin module describe.whatch *)
(*
name
      whatch: what characters are in a file?

synopsis
      whatch(fin: in, fout: out, output: out)

files
      fin: the file to be studied

      fout: an alphabetic list of the characters in the file, giving:
         the character,
         the ordinal number of the character (pascal ord function),
         how many such characters are in the file,
         and the percent of the character in the file.

      output: messages to the user

description
      sometimes it is necessary to determine what characters are in a file.
      if the file is very large, it is not possible to do this by hand.

see also
      wtch.p

author
      thomas schneider

bugs
      none known

technical notes
      the constant maxchars determines the number of characters accepted.

*)
(* end module describe.whatch *)
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